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Dendrocalamus phuthoensis (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), a new species from Phu Tho province, Vietnam

HOANG NGHIA NGUYEN, VAN THO NGUYEN, VIET LAM LE, VAN TIEN TRAN, NGUYEN VIEN

Abstract


A new species of Dendrocalamus (Poaceae: Bambusoideae), D. phuthoensis, is described and illustrated from Phu Tho Province, Vietnam. This species is similar to D. longiligulatus, but differs by its culm sheath glabrous, culm sheath ligule 6–7 mm long, serrulate, young culms densely brown pubescent, florets 7–9, arranged in the pseudospikelet, palea 12–14 mm long, with 3 or 4 veins between keels and without veins on each wing.


Keywords


Bamboo, Bambusinae, Graminae, taxonomy, Moncots, Vietnam

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/phytotaxa.296.3.6

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ISSN 1179-3155 (print); ISSN 1179-3163 (online)

Published by Magnolia Press, Auckland, New Zealand